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Five Classics Fit For The Family

There’s a common misconception that classic cars are something that can only really be enjoyed by the owner. And that seems strange to us. Especially now, in a time where it’s more important than ever to usher in a new generation of classic car enthusiasts in the form of our children. Because let’s face it, […]

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It’s Coming Together – Project ‘65

In our last update, which was somewhat shockingly, six months ago, we were shouting with glee about the Cortina having paint on it. As well all know, painting a car is a huge step, as from that point on it’s simply a case of building the car back up. All the horrible, dirty, messy jobs […]

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1962 Ford Consul Custom – Classified of the Week

And now, in the words of Monty Python, for something completely different. Namely this weird, but ultimately wonderful 1962 Ford Consul Classic with a custom twist. Shy and retiring types need not read on – this is a car that will be on the receiving end of many a neck-stretching stare.  The Ford Consul Classic […]

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Playing Dirty – Five Formidable Rally Classics

Motorsport in general is a brilliant thing. The speed, the excitement, the door-to-door action, it’s just ace. However, within the broad church of competitive driving, there is one discipline that, for us at least, stands tall above all others, and that’s rallying. We mean no disrespect to any other form of motorsport, and in fact […]

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1974 Ford Gran Torino – Project Profile

TV cars. They hold a special place in our hearts, don’t they? Everyone has a favourite, be it K.I.T.T, the A Team van, the General Lee or of course, the ‘Striped Tomato’ from ‘70s cop series, Starsky and Hutch. These TV cars were, for many of us, the fuel that would ignite a passion for […]

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Pony Up – Five Momentous Mustang Moments

Lee Iacocca’s brainchild, the Ford Mustang, is considered by many to be the car that secured Ford’s future. It was a bold, brave departure from its previous offerings, and Iacocca himself had to fight tooth and nail to get it built. It was worth the fight though. Ford speculated that first year sales of 100,000 […]

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‘66 Ford Mustang – It’s All Right

When you look through the classic car hall of fame, there are many, many vehicles present. You’ve got cars like the Volkswagen Beetle, the Austin 7, the original Mini, the Model T, all cars that hold deep significance within the ever-evolving tapestry of the story of the automobile. Another car you’ll find, and quite rightly […]

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Lockdown Reading – Five Automotive Books

Being stuck indoors is a bit rubbish, but we have to do it for now. So, how do we occupy our time? We could do that DIY we’ve been threatening to do for the last three years, we could tend to the garden, or perhaps tidy the garage? Or, we could fire up the kettle, […]

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Five Cars for the BHP, Not the MPG

If you’ve been watching the news, you’ll probably be aware of the massive crash in the oil market. Values of a barrel of crude fell into the minus, reaching an unprecedented -$35 at one point. Brent crude, the global benchmark for oil prices, currently has it at around $17 a barrel, which is still incredibly […]

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Five Classic Fords for Fiesta Money

Last year, Brits bought a staggering 77,833 Ford Fiestas. That number made it the best-selling car in 2019. And rightly so. The Ford Fiesta is, as modern metal goes, a wonderful little car. It’s spacious, it’s practical, it’s comfortable, it’s frugal and above all else, it’s an absolute riot to drive, especially in ST trim. […]